Thunderbird Lodge Retreat is located in Joshua Tree, California. We offer 5 vacation cabin rentals The cabins are separate from one another, each has its own acreage, personality and charm and are pet friendly. You will have ultimate privacy and tranquility no matter which cabin you choose. If you want to rent more than one property for family gatherings, they are only a few minutes apart by car. The neighborhood is adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park. Breathtaking sunrises, sunsets and the multitude of stars will have a lasting impression. The area is rich with wildlife, you may see: cottontail rabbits, jack rabbits, birds or prey, road runners, cactus wrens, lizards, desert tortoises, coyotes and more. If you are looking to have dinner out or do some shopping, you are only 10-15 minutes from the town of Joshua Tree, 20 minutes from Pappy & Harriet's in Pioneertown and 45 minutes from Palm Springs. Here in the High Desert the weather is 10-15 degrees cooler than Palm Springs all year long.